Why is India among fastest growing medical tourism destinations?

Why is India among fastest growing medical tourism destinations?

India among fastest growing medical tourism destinations

Medical Tourism refers to people travelling to other country to seek medical treatment. It is a growing sector in India, estimated to be worth US$5 billion and can grow to become a $9 billion industry by 2020. People coming to India for Medical purposes have been increasing since the year 2011. South Africa, South Korea, Philippines, Poland, Pakistan and Turkey are the top countries from where people are gravitating to seek this service. Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad are among the hottest cities attracting majority of foreign tourists for medical purposes with Chennai touted as health capital of India.

India holds an advantage as a medical tourism destination because of following defining factors:

People from poorer nations come to India due to unavailability of treatment as healthcare sector has not evolved as much there.

Medical service in India is comparatively cheaper than many developed nations with facilities matching International standards. Excellent treatment at affordable rates makes India a viable option to consider.

Our doctors and technicians are highly-qualified, experienced and committed.

All advanced and world class equipment with multi and super-specialty hospitals are available.

One of the key factors for people coming to India for treatment is the language. Our doctors can speak good English, so there is no communication gap when it comes to addressing your problems.

Many alternative means of treatment are available, i.e. Ayurveda has a cure for many chronic and lifestyle related ailments and has become major attraction for foreigners. Kerela is the emerging Medical value destination attracting travelers for Ayurvedic, Yoga and wellness services.
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